Category: Technology

mountain photography

Portable Gear For the Mountain Photographer

Mountain photography presents two impossible demands. You don’t want to haul heavy camera gear up a peak if you can avoid it: it will make the hike less fun and slow you down. Mountains are tough to photograph though and...

Review: Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp

Functionality ★★★★★ With headlamps, there are only three features that matter: what kind of light they can emit, how brightly they emit it, and how long they can last (battery). The ReVolt is practically the mutli-tool of headlamps, with 3 versatile...

Review: Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Altichron

Functionality When you first receive the Citizen Eco-Drive Altichron, you take the top off of what is best described as a “canister,” and you are greeted with a beautifully complex watch face wrapped in titanium and glass. The business on the face is a bit overwhelming...

Review: SPOT Global Satellite Phone

I tested the phone on a ranch in the rain, under heavy clouds, when the sky was clear, as well as under structures (like an awning). Even in the middle of nowhere in Oklahoma without any cell phone reception, this...

Review: JOBY Action Jib Kit

We picked up a drone the other day and wanted to get some cool shots of it in action. So I thought what’s a better way to do that than to use the Joby Action Jib Kit? So we got...

Review: Yeti Tundra 125

Yeti coolers are, perhaps, the most coveted coolers on the market by avid outdoor enthusiasts. When you have one, EVERYONE notices and drools just a little. Why? Because, simply put, they’re a solid investment for any camper, hunter, or weekend...

Review: Selfie on a Stick (Wired)

  We have all become aware of the newest trend in phone photography, the selfie stick. You might think it’s absolutely ridiculous or the best thing that ever happened to your life, but it’s actually becoming a very common go-to...

Review: Shark Classic Clip Watch by Freestyle USA

Functionality ★★★★★ The Shark Classic Clip Watch Style:FS84861 is not your average watch. It has these unique features: 100 Meters Waterproof Displays Time/Day/Date  2 Alarms Heat Timer Chronograph Night Vision Backlight HydroPushers Nylon Strap With Quick Clip Not to mention the Shark Clip is...

Review: Star.21 Fitness Band

Functionality ★★★★ The Oaxis Star.21 is a fitness band that allows the user to track calories, sleep, and fitness goals. It helps kickstart a healthy lifestyle and cultivates long lasting habits. The bracelet is synced via bluetooth with an app called LifeBalanz that...

Review: Audio Technica SonicFuel ATH-CKX5iS

  Functionality ★★★★ These earbuds are the runner’s perfect companion. At first those odd (tail-like?) protrusions, called C-tips, might just seem like a weird gimmick, but combined with the 360° rotating eartips, there’s no way these things are coming out unless you want...

Review: MindShift rotation180 Panorama Pack

Functionality: ★★★★ Designed with the action sports photographer in mind, the rotation180 Panorama comes with all the bells and whistles: a camera storage area with Velcro inserts, a hydration pocket, a designated spot for your tripod, room for extra gear and...